The European Union Council, on Wednesday, stressed that the solution in Libya can only be political through a comprehensive political process. The current situation in Libya has become a source of instability in Libya, especially the region in general, and the solution must come from the Libyans themselves through a …Read More »
Despite the fact that the political agreement stipulates that the House of Representatives and the Supreme Council of State must be approve the referendum law for the Constitution before the expiry of the Drafting Constitution Assembly’s mandate , the Assembly had adopted a draft constitution on July 29 but the …Read More »
Shura Council and Dignitaries of Tawergha welcome the Presidential Council’s announcement regarding the return of the people of Tawergha to their city
On Thursday, the Shura Council and Dignitaries of Tawergha welcomed the Presidential Council’s announcement regarding the return of the people of Tawergha to their homes in early February. The Council released a statement calling on all Tawerghans to renounce strife, and to reunite and forget the past. The Council also …Read More »
A military source told Reuters: Gunmen blew up a pipeline that transports oil feeds to the port of Sidra.
As per Reuters– it was reported that on Tuesday, several armed men blew up a pipeline that pumps oil to the port of Sidra, cutting Libya’s output by up to 100,000 barrels per day (bpd), as reported by military and oil sources. The cause of the blast was unclear, they …Read More »
The UN Support Mission in Libya welcomes the announcement by the Presidential Council of the return of the Tawergha refugees in early February
The UN Support Mission in Libya welcomes the announcement by the Presidential Council of the return of the Tawergha refugees in early February, calling for “the translation of promises into action.” President of the Presidential Council Fayez Al-Sarraj announced at a press conference Tuesday that the date of the return of …Read More »
US President Donald Trump: We support the GNA, and the Libyans in the pursuit of political reconciliation.
On Sunday, US President Donald Trump congratulated President Fayez al-Sarraj on the anniversary of Libya’s independence and his continued support for the GNA and for Libyans seeking national reconciliation. Trump explained that the political agreement is the only viable framework for solving the Libyan crisis in the transitional period, indicating …Read More »
On Saturday, South Libyan community leaders and tribesmen, as well as the members of the southern municipal councils, political activists, local mediators and civil society organizations adopted the Peaceful Coexistence Charter in Fezzan, for a reconciliation pact under the auspices of the United Nations Mission in Libya. At the three-day …Read More »
UN envoy to Libya, Ghassan Salame: The South of Libya plays a key role in the national reconciliation
On Thursday, during the Southern reconciliation forum, the UN envoy to Libya, Ghassan Salame, stated that the south of Libya plays a key role in national unity, in the unity of Libyan soil and the protection of its borders. On Thursday, Salame mentioned on the mission’s twitter account, that …Read More »
UN mission to Libya: Article 15 of the political agreement, related to filling sovereign leadership positions, obliges the HOR to consult with the Supreme Council of the State first.
On Wednesday, the UN mission stated that Article 15 of the Libyan political agreement requires that the House of Representatives and the the Supreme Council of the State consult before deciding who would occupy any sovereign position in the state. According to its official twitter account, the mission said, that …Read More »
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Libya, Roberto Mignone, said that New Zealand and other Western countries had agreed to resettle some refugees and asylum seekers that are stranded in Libya. On Tuesday, in a press statement at the United Nations mission headquarters in Tripoli, Mignone stated …Read More »
Faiez Al-Sarraj: The political agreement ends with the handover of power to an elected body of the people
Faiez Al-Sarraj, President of the Presidential Council of the GNA, said that the political agreement expires when the handover of power to an elected body of the people takes place. On Sunday, Al-Sarraj said in a statement on the second anniversary of the signing of the political agreement that …Read More »
Member of the HOR Saleh Qulma said to Arraed LG that the UN envoy Ghassan Salame is expected to meet with President of the HOR Aguila Saleh, and the hearing will start after their meeting. The agenda of today’s session includes the amendment of the constitutional declaration, the selection of …Read More »
Media Office of the Municipal Council of Misrata, Khaled Rufaida, confirmed the murder of the Mayor of the Municipality, Mohamad Eshtewi, after being kidnapped by unknown suspects in front of the Misrata airport.
The Director of the Media Office of the Municipal Council of Misrata, Khaled Rufaida, confirmed the murder of the Mayor of the Municipality, Mohamad Eshtewi, after being kidnapped by unknown suspects in front of the Misrata airport. The assailants had dumped his body next to Al-Safwa hospital in the city. …Read More »
NEC announced that the number of registered voters in the electoral register system has exceeded 14,000
On Sunday the National High Electoral Commission (NEC) announced that the number of registered voters in the electoral register system has exceeded 14,000 voters so far; including 9,320 men and 4,698 women. Additionally, the President of Justice and Construction Party Mohamed Sawan announced that the referendum on the draft …Read More »
British Minister for M.E. foreign commonwealth, reaffirms Britain’s statement of commitment to Libyan political agreement
The British Minister of State for the Middle East at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Alistair Burt, said that Britain reaffirms the Security Council’s statement regarding Britain’s commitment to the Libyan political agreement as a sole reference to the transitional process in Libya. It also calls on the Libyan parties …Read More »
President of the Presidential Council, Fayez Al-Sarraj, arrived in Algeria and met with Algerian Prime Minister, Ahmed Ouyahia, in the presence of the Minister of Foreign Affairs Abdelkader Messahel and his Libyan counterpart Mohamed Siala. Algerian Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia, stressed that the political agreement is the only viable …Read More »